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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I leave my review for this hostel only about 3 years after my visit.. I stayed in Kuantan 2 days in January 2013 and I thought this was the only hostel available in town. I was the only guest during those two days and I enjoyed my stay very much. The hostel is very clean, tidy and with all the...

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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We came to Kuantan after looking online expecting a lovely place but it's horrible, the hostel itself is ok- most rooms are tiny with no windows and the bathrooms are very scruffy but the guy at the front desk is nice and there's free coffee/tea/toast and a kitchen to use which you will need as we couldn't find anywhere to...

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful. En Zamri entertain my call even though it's outside office hours. Got to watch my fav team Spurs beat Watford at the mamak shop across mydin (nice hi-res tv). A Turkish guest helped me with the water pump so I could enjoy full pressure bath. And finally if my diving goes well at kapas & redang...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Kuantan Backpackers is conveniently located in the center of Kuantan City near one of the largest shopping centers in Kuantan – Berjaya Mega Mall – and the regional bus station at UTC. Kuantan packers offers backpackers a variety of room options, under which four dorms and a three smaller rooms with two beds, for couples of families. The friendly staff...

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1Thank Dutchwriter
Reviewed 16 December 2015

this place has such a chilled vibe about it i could of stayed for such a long time. it has a small kitchen where you could cook something if you wanted to, the rooms were fine not enough plug sockets around the room though, but there is more in the common room. there wasnt many of us staying at the...

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Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The staff is nice and discreet, the dorms are great for short stays even though the beds are a bit noisy. Sometimes the bathroom was a bit dirty, especially at the end of the day - the people there are quite easy going

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1Thank Knzo A
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Kuantan Backpackers is nothing fancy BUT it has the things most backpackers want. Dorms are clean and have good bunks (tho can be squeaky), fans and aircon. There's a kitchen with free tea, coffee, and breakfast toast. The lounge walls have been decorated with guests artwork and philosophy. The price is good, the location is good and security is good....

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed in the hostel for two night, the second night we left at 6 in the morning.. First off all the location is good, it is really close to the busstation and the staff is really friendly, we had some trouble with our next hostel and they helped us out. Thumbs up for the staff! Then...

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2Thank Maxim G
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I have been here twice now and always felt welcomed. They have everything you need, from free breakfast all day, air con, comfortable couches in the common area, nice showers and nice, new mattrasses. Very recommendable!

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2Thank aestasf
Malaysia
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Didn't have any trouble finding this place, followed the landmarks provided by Zamri (the new owner now). It was great, love the graffiti wall by all the previous guests! Clean toilets, decent rooms, great people, strategic location, free wifi and Zamri was very helpful throughout! Will come back here again.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kuantan Backpackers is newly opened and the first backpacker hostel in Kuantan! A place where travelers meet!! We offer cheap accommodation in Kuantan at its best, without compromising any of the commodities a hotel offers. Situated conveniently in the heart of Kuantan, across the street from the Rapid Kuantan local bus stop! We are a unique backpacker hostel embracing a friendly atmosphere and funky murals. We welcome our guest to leave more than a mere footprint and fill up the mural wall in the hostel with your creativity! Here are the facilities at your disposal:Clean dorms and linen. Complimentary Breakfast (Yes, it’s FREE)Personal lockers Hot water shower, allowed for bathroom singing. Fully Equipped Kitchen- free tea and coffee all day! Cozy common area with TV & DVDs FREE Wifi FREE local maps. Kuantan Backpackers is owned and runs by locals for travelers. We know what you want! It is perfect hostel for a group of friends, couples and backpackers who are looking for a budget accommodation, new friends and holiday experiences in Kuantan! Do ask us more for the travel tips and insights about this quietly charming capital of Pahang! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kuantan Backpackers

Address: 1st Floor No. 39 Jalan Tun Ismail, Kuantan 25000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Pahang > Kuantan District > Kuantan
Price Range: €9 - €12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Eat next door at the vegetarian restaurant, amazing food”
 of 5 bubbles Dutchwriter, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Aircon not quite cool in the aircon rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles artbrian20, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned dorms face the road, so it gets slightly noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Yap-X, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Nope back 2 choiced, with fan of aircom. both are good”
 of 5 bubbles Alexander_Surfer, 8 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Take the A/C room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Fivou, 7 Aug 2013 | Read review
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